FrogLinux

FrogLinux

Web site: www.froglinux.com
Origin: Canada
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86
Based on: Gentoo
Wikipedia:
Media: Install DVD
The last version | Released: 2.0.9.1 | March 10, 2009

FrogLinux – a Linux distribution based on Gentoo Linux, created for French users.

FrogLinux is different from proprietary operating systems because it offers a real barrier to viruses and other malware. It also stands out for access to a huge amount of free software. Real innovations you get of Linux with the addition of Quebec personality by adding visual elements representing Quebec, a commitment to quality and suitable software:
– a set of bookmarks (favorites) in your Internet browser, Firefox, which allows you to access many websites Québécois. Exemple: news sites, attractions, services in your area and many others;
– a list of popular Quebec RSS chanels has been integrated into Liferea. This allows you to receive news consistently described by the major news broadcasters like the CBC, Cyberpresse and many others;
– for radio enthusiasts, there are included in the music player software several radio sites of Quebec, as well as sound stream (podcasts) produced by people here;
– for your office software, there is, at your disposal, document templates that will help you in your creations;
– no need to take a look outside to know the temperature, there are included a small application (applet) to inform us of local weather conditions;
– a verb conjugation software named Verbiste made by Quebecers;
– the keyboard is configured by default in French; Typical of wallpapers; The software is configured in French.

Since version 2 of FrogLinux, it can by easily installed on a USB disk.

Download

FrogLinux 2.0.9 i386 3.28GB.iso
md5sum: d3b2a0d70e40d71b81ab1b81746c84df

 

Hymera

Hymera

Web site: www.hymera.it/hymera-open.php
Origin: Italy
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Gnome
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 20090910 | September 10, 2009

Hymera – an Italian Linux distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux, developed by Hymera Engineering.

Hymera offers user friendly a graphical interface makes this distro easy to use with the less experiences user.
It features ease installation process and out-of-the box support for 3D desktop effects.

Hymera comes with Gnome desktop environment as default and a set of open source applications, such as: Abiword word processor, Gnumeric spreadsheet editor, OpenOffice.org and KOffice office suites, Pidgin multi-protocol instant messenger and MPlayer video player.

Hymera Open is available as an installation DVD media for x86 machines only.

Download

Hymera Open 20090910 En i386 3.05GB.iso
md5sum: 03fc6e32227c1df7411f312fed604cf9

 

Evinux

Evinux

Web site: http://evinux.org/ (not active)
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Fluxbox, Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Knoppix
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 200901 | May 23, 2009

Evinux – a Linux live CD based on Knoppix, but with light-weight window managers – Fluxbox and Xfce.

It is developed by Linucie.net, a French organization for promoting Free Software and GNU/Linux. This distro’s primary language is French.

Download

Evinux 200701 i386 400MB.iso
md5sum: 14484f5d02338f5ea63b92cd1d522016
Evinux Mini 200700i i386 196MB.iso
md5sum: 3c134b55e511917f3a16ef659f13a50b

 

StartCom Linux

StartCom Linux

Web site: https://linux.startcom.org/
Origin: Israel
Category: Multimedia
Desktop environment: Gnome, KDE
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Red Hat
Wikipedia:
Media: Install DVD
The last version | Released: 5.0.6 | May 7, 2009

StartCom Linux (Kessem) – a Linux distribution based on the RedHat Enterprise and Fedora source code each modified with reliability, security and efficiency in mind.

StartCom MultiMedia Edition is a multi-purpose workstation with built-in Web server, Database, Office Suites, Entertainment Center, Recording Studio, Video Manipulation Platform and advanced Desktop environment. In addition, the Video and Sound section offers some outstanding applications like Cinelerra, Rosegarden, Audacity and many,many sound manipulating effect tools, synthesizers, samplers, sequencers. It has virtualization (XEN) and clustering capabilities (GFS), an extensive developer platform (Eclipse) and even allows the running of many Windows® based application with the help of the included Windows API implementation (Wine).

Pre-installed Yum Extender helps installing programs and updating the operating system.
The OpenGL allows run the 3D desktop for incredible effects and look-and-feel.

The latest version of StartCom Linux was released in 2009.

Download

StartCom Linux 5.0.6 Multimedia Edition i386 3.53GB.iso
md5sum: 4d3a03658b20a7937ac87d92c5b64b76

 

Linux-EduCD

Linux-EduCD

Web site: www.linux-educd.pl (not active)
Origin: Poland
Category: Education
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: PCLinuxOS
Wikipedia(PL): Linux-EduCD
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 1.0 | June 12, 2009
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Linux-EduCD – a Polish Linux distribution intended for educational use in classrooms inside schools.

Linux-EduCD features a set of pre-installed educational, multimedia, graphics and office applications on the top of KDE 3 desktop environment. More applications were available on the additional DVD disk called „Homepack”, which could be installed as required.
From version 0.9 the system uses PCLinuxOS MiniMe and Mandriva as its base.
Older versions of Linux-EduCD were based on Knoppix and Ubuntu.

The live system is targeted to machines with i386 CPU.
The last version of Linux-EduCd 1.0 „Valis” was released in June 2009.
The system developer is Rajmund Radziewicz.

Download

Linux-EduCD 1.0 i386 1.17GB.iso
md5sum: a67cf5562d471e9cadb4c83237fdbffc

 

Source Mage

Source Mage

Web site: www.sourcemage.org
Origin: USA
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: AfterStep, Blackbox, Fluxbox, GNOME, i3, IceWM, JWM, KDE, Openbox, Ratpoison, Razor-Qt, WindowMaker, Xfce
Architecture: x86, x86_64
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia: Source Mage
Media: Install CD
The last version | Released: 0.10.0 | June 7, 2009
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Source Mage – an independent and a source-based GNU/Linux distribution, originally forked from Sorcerer.

Sorcerer GNU/Linux distribution has been released in 2000 by Kyle Sallee. The project was closed down in 2002, after Chuck Mead forked it into Lunar Linux. The remaining Sorcerer GNU/Linux development team brought the Sorcerer back and continued development. Due to Sorcerer licensing, the new form changed its name to Source Mage.

Packages to be installed, are automatically downloaded, compiled, and then installed. Each package is called a “spell”, and its package management program is called “sorcery”. To install a package the user must “cast” that spell. A set of available spells is called a “grimoire”. To uninstall a package the user must “dispel” the spell.

The installable iso images were available for i486, x86_64 and PowerPC machines.

Download

Source Mage 0.10.0 i686 298MB.iso.bz2
md5sum: 34d13dd8c8952699c5564ab88ebef44b
Source Mage 0.10.0 RC1 x86_64 407MB.iso.bz2
md5sum: 46a06a7adda743488d7fd933db96284b

 

Bubuntu

Bubuntu

Web site: http://bubuntu.net/Bubuntu.html
Origin: France
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: GNOME
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live DVD
The last version | Released: 9.04a | April 30, 2009

Bubuntu – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It aims to enable users move smoothly operating system to the wonderful world of free software. It works withe French localization as default, but other, supported by Ubuntu are also available.

Bubuntu contains the default Ubuntu desktop and applications with a few modifications, such as:
– only one bottom panel
– removed the default Ubuntu sounds
– added a few applications: k3b, Amarok, aMSN, VLC, Sun Java 6, Gimp
– full support for French language

The remix was under development between 2007 and 2009 by Rémi Vernay.

Download

Bubuntu 7.10b i386 936MB.iso
md5sum: bb50f765d3f89aa8024e782455182acd

 

ESUN Linux

ESUN Linux

Admelix

Web site: www.esunlinux.com (not active)
Origin: Chile
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86
Based on: Ubuntu
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 9.4 | May 11, 2009

ESUN Linux (previously: Admelix) – a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. The project’s goal is to deliver a new alternative to students, teachers and the community in general.

ESUN Linux containing pre-installed free software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), project management, accounting, electronic commerce, human resources, office and database, such as: AbanQ ERP, Abiword, Achievo, GNUCash, dotproject, eGroupware, Claws mail, Epiphany, GIMP, Planner, Gnumeric, Dolibarr ERP/CRM, OrangeHRM, SugarCRM, Magento, MySQL, Oscommerce, Phpmyadmin, Postgresql, Phppgadmin, Postgresql, SQLledger ERP, TUTOS, vTiger CRM.

The distribution was developed at the University of Tarapaca in Chile.

The last version of ESUN Linux 9.4 is based on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex.
The last version of Admelix 11.2005 is based on Ubuntu 5.10 Breezy Badger.

Download

ESUN Linux 9.4 i386 583MB.iso
md5sum: ec9766a77199c7cc33c31475a019c94b
Admelix 11-2005 i386 708MB.iso
md5sum: 7672856a38714a889fe55eec3837e162

 

FortMacTux

FortMacTux

Web site: https://sites.google.com/site/fortmactux/
Origin: Canada
Category: Desktop, Game
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slax
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 1.0.8 | December 24, 2009

FortMacTux – a small, fast, and full featured KDE/Slackware-based Linux distribution built on Slax.

It offers a live system based on Linux kernel with no installation necessary, can revitalize old system hardware, and rescue disk to retrieve data from other operating systems. It also features wireless Internet access, video, audio, games, and full productivity suite (OpenOffice.org, CAD software, financial/banking software, etc.).

FortMacPlus is built around the KDE 3.5 desktop environment, and comes pre-loaded with KDE-specific applications such as: Kopete multi-protocol instant messenger, Konqueror web browser, KMail email client, JuK music player, Akregator news reader, K3b CD/DVD burning software, KOffice office suite.

FortMacTux v1.0.8 GamesPlus also contains:
– FlightGear 1.9.0
– Alice 3D simulation programming
– Duke Nukem 3D
– Blender
– and more…

The last version of FortMacTux 1.0.8 was released in 2009.
he developer of FortMacTux is David Toms.

Download

FortMacTux 1.0.0 i386 596MB.iso
md5sum: e27a8db0c3c770a1e21dc8fca3148231
FortMacTux 1.0.8 GamesPlus i386 898MB.iso
md5sum: 66b3c7db8660814b1f6c91c65578f455

 

StormOS

StormOS

Web site: www.stormos.org (not active)
Origin: France (?)
Category: Desktop
Desktop environment: Xfce
Architecture: x86_64
Based on: Nexenta OS, Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: beta2 | March 11, 2009 (?)

StormOS – a Desktop focused distribution based on Nexenta Core Platform 2.0 (NCP2) with thousands of packages backported from Ubuntu and later Debian Sid.

Project was abandoned after re-basing on NCP4 and becoming unmaintainable and superseded by Dyson operating system.

The founder and developer of StormOS is Andrew Stormont.

Download

StormOS Hail beta2 amd64 593MB.iso
md5sum: a04448d46542b1ab524aae579feada9e